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Jun 03, 2012, 10:30 PM
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Blue Angel Jr vs. Blue Angel SR


I recently aquired the plans for these two 40 sized planes and thought it would be cool to compare the two plans for differences. Was surprised how different the early version is to the later. Both are MK plans. See pic. I have the blue angle article and it looks like there was a 60 sized version vo the BA jr. Would be cool to see one. The BA jr is 46.5in. long and the BA 40-sr is 50.5in. long.
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Jun 03, 2012, 11:31 PM
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The Jr looks alot like the 60 size BA Yoshioka flew in the 70s


DM
Jun 04, 2012, 02:08 AM
Bo Edström, Sweden
Hi,

Yes the Blue Angel 60 version that Mr Kato used at WC 1971 and the newer version that Mr Yoshioka used at WC 1973 has similar differences as the 40 size versions above. Then in 1975 Mr Yoshioka had a slightly updated version.

1971, 1973 and 1975 60 size versions below.

Image 1-3:
1971 version (not sure at what place Mr Kato had in 1971 WC with his Blue Angel 60)
This is the big brother to 40 jr.

Image 4-7
1973 version (1 st place World Champion model)
Here You can see the drawing is similar as the 40 SR drawing above but I do not know if the 40 SR was a smaller version of 1973 or 1975 60 size version.

Image 8:
1975 version (placed 4th at 1975 WC)


I have drawing for both 1973 and 1975 60 size versions (and an MK unbuilt kit of 1973 60 size version as well as 40-SR). 1973 version I have digital drawing (TIF and PDF) but not 1975 version (only paper copy).
I have not seen any drawing on MK Blue Angel 60 1971 version but I'm sure it is out there somewhere.

/Bo
Last edited by bossee; Jun 04, 2012 at 04:59 AM.
Jun 04, 2012, 04:56 PM
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An older 60 size kit sold a few years ago on Ebay and was noted on 8178's Blue Angel build thread on RCU. The buyer posted photos of the purchase. Might be a good place to look at the older version. Looking for the link now.

David
May 20, 2017, 01:33 PM
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Does anyone has the plans for cnc?
Or redrawed the plans?
May 20, 2017, 06:58 PM
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(not sure at what place Mr Kato had in 1971 WC with his Blue Angel 60)
30th

Ray
Last edited by RFJ; May 21, 2017 at 05:51 AM.
May 20, 2017, 10:16 PM
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Lol... the moment that question was put out there I knew Ray would pop up with the answer.
May 21, 2017, 03:15 AM
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Originally Posted by jomo
Does anyone has the plans for cnc?
Or redrawed the plans?
If you want a kit I believe that Eureka Aircraft Co. has them availible. Here - Eureka Blue Angel 60

Plan Outerzone Blue Angel plan
May 21, 2017, 10:56 AM
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Originally Posted by Roguedog
If you want a kit I believe that Eureka Aircraft Co. has them availible. Here - Eureka Blue Angel 60

Plan Outerzone Blue Angel plan
That is my Blue Angel on the Eureka and Outerzone website that was built from the last MK Blue Angel kit variant plans. The build thread is here http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/clas...gel-build.html There are some detailed discussions in the thread with plans photos of the different variants.

The plans shown on Outerzone are for the earlier variant with the short canopy and flat sided vertical stabilizer and without the formed block on the bottom of the stabilizer that flows into the fuselage top,

Mike
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